Armstrong, Margaret "Maggie" (nee Walsh), 88, passed away April 4, 2009 at McGaw Care Center in Evanston, wife of the late William S., mother of Michael (Kaylyn), Kaki Newgard, and Mary (Terry) Hines, grandmother of Chris and Lindsey Hines, Holly Newgard, Kendra Armstrong, and the late Will Newgard, one of many heroes in the Iraq war, sister of George and Harold Walsh, dear cousin of Mimi (Bill) Gearing. Maggie was born in Evanston to George and Elinor Walsh. She was a Gamma Phi at the University of Michigan, active in the North End Mother's Club and several PTA's through the years, served as Election Judge, was active in the Pierian Club, graded English papers for ETHS, and loved bridge, reading, social events, and being a mother and grandmother. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 9th, 11:00 a.m. at the Elliott Chapel of the Presbyterian Home, 3131 Simpson, Evanston. Private interment at All Saints Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Geneva Foundation (Memo: McGaw Care Center), 3200 Grant St., Evanston, IL 60201. Share a memory at www.mem.com. Arrangements by Wm. H. Scott Funeral Home, 847-251-8200
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Published in Chicago Sun-Times from Apr. 26 to May 3, 2009